Taylor named SAA Player of the Week

Taylor named SAA Player of the Week

ATLANTA (Feb. 6, 2017)  Sewanee women's basketball sophomore student-athlete Bella Taylor has been named the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Women's Basketball Player of the Week the league announced, Monday.

Taylor has won the award three times this season.

Taylor averaged 20.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 2.0 assists per game in wins over Berry and Oglethorpe. Sewanee has now won three straight games for the first time all season.

Overall, Taylor made 37.1 percent of her attempts which included a 50 percent mark for shots taken beyond the three-point line.

First, against Berry, Taylor finished with 18 points and 10 rebounds. She then followed that performance up with a 23-point, four-rebound game against Oglethorpe on Sunday.

Taylor has scored in double figures in every game but one this season. That includes 19 straight games with at least 10 points. She leads the conference in scoring at 20.0 points per game. She also ranks first in three-point shooting at 45.0 while ranking third in field goal percentage at 48.8.

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